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By Charlotte E. English

Whilst shy and retiring Llandry Sanfaer discovers a mesmerising new gemstone, she all of sudden turns into the main well-known jeweller around the Seven geographical regions. call for for the coveted stone escalates quick; whilst humans commence loss of life for it, Llandry unearths that she herself has turn into a target.

Lady Evastany Glostrum has her existence in pristine order. Prestigious, strong and prosperous, she is at the verge of crowning her successes with the fitting marriage. but if her closest pal is murdered for the jewelry she wears, Eva is drawn into the secret surrounding the curious "istore" gem.

The emergence of the stone is inflicting chaos around the Seven. Gates among the worlds are beginning at will, pulling hordes of creatures via from the shadowy decrease Realm and the glittering Uppers. As Eva works to find the perpetrator in the back of the spreading disease, Llandry needs to research the reality approximately her helpful istore stone - sooner than she herself turns into a victim.

Draykon is a full-length, excessive delusion secret novel of 95,000 phrases (approx. 380 pages). it's the first ebook within the Draykon sequence.

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Analog technology Fiction and truth, December 2014, quantity CXXXIV No. 12
Trevor Quachri, editor
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CONTENT

Novelettes
"The Anomaly" through C. W. Johnson
"Humans First! " by way of Kyle Kirkland

Short Stories
"Dino Mate" via Rosemary Claire Smith
"Citizen of the Galaxy" by means of Evan Dicken
"Mammals" by way of David D. Levine
"Saboteur" by way of Ken Liu
"Twist of Coil" by means of Miki Dare
"Racing the Tide" by means of Craig DeLancey

Poems
"Crash" via John F. Keane

Science Fact
"Speared" through Tom Ligon, Stephanie Osborn, Arlan Andrews Sr

Departments
"Probability 0: All Too Human" via Paul Carlson
Guest Editorial: "A number of Apocalypses" through Howard V. Hendrick
Alternate View: "Hacking the Genome Alphabet" through John G. Cramer
"Biolog: Rosemary Claire Smith" via Richard A. Lovettrtledove, Joe Haldeman and Ben Bova.

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